Claire and Matt’s classic wedding at Caversham House

Wedding: 22/10/2016

Posted by Roya | 16 September, 2017

Matthew Van Der Putten first met Claire Noble through an online dating site and, after several weeks of emails and text messages, he finally asked her to dinner.

The Perth pair, aged 37 and 33 respectively, met for the first time for dinner at The Royal in East Perth. And, two years to the day of their first face-to-face meeting, Matt took Claire back to The Royal for an incredibly romantic proposal.

“After dinner, we went for the same walk along the river and sat on the same bench, where Matt dropped to one knee and proposed,” recalls Claire.

Claire and Matt say their classic wedding was everything they hoped it would be – both elegant and beautiful. On October 22, 2016 the pair exchanged vows in the company 100 guests at Caversham House in the Swan Valley.

Their formalities included a sand ceremony with Claire’s daughter, Isabella. The three of them each had different coloured sand, which they poured into a vessel one at a time to symbolise the creation of their blended family.

At their reception, guests were kept entertained with an illusionist and a photo booth from Complete DJ. “The photo booth provided so much entertainment for all at the wedding. I think we broke the record for how many people we could fit in a photo booth!”

“Our wedding was an emotional, joyous occasion that has left beautiful memories in its wake. Looking back I couldn’t think of a better day or way to celebrate the love my husband and I have for each other.”

Photos courtesy of PK Images.

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_001

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_006

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_002 Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_003

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_005

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_008

The floral design team at Willetton Wedding Flowers created Claire’s gorgeous bouquet. “I wanted soft coloured blooms that complemented my ivory dress and the suede rose of the bridesmaids,” she explains.

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_007

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_006 Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_007

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_014

Claire says her mother and sister could hardly speak when she first tried on her gorgeous wedding dress. “We all pictured lots of beading and sparkle – but there wasn’t a bead or sparkle in sight. My dress was two layers of lace; the underneath was champagne with a top layer of ivory lace.”

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_011

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_012 Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_009

Acoustic music group Les Trois Amies played Canon in D Major by Johann Pacehlbel for Claire’s walk down the aisle. On their way out of the ceremony, the musicians played the classic version of the Star Wars theme song.

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_016

Celebrant Blair Fraser led Claire and Matt through their ceremony formalities.

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_018

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_019

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_020

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_021

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_023

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_027

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_014 Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_015

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_025

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_026

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_028

Of Caversham House, Claire says “The venue was truly amazing and incorporate every fairy tale fantasy imaginable.”

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_032

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_031

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_023 Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_SBS_024

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_035

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_029

Claire_Matt_Classic-Wedding_PK-Images_013

“We played games, cut the cake, and danced the night away with all of our loved ones.”

Featured Suppliers:

Bomboniere: Koko Black / Brides Gown: Tuscany Bridal / Brides Shoes: Georgie's Bridal Shoes / Bridesmaids Dresses: Tuscany Bridal / Cake: Coleen's Cake Corner / Caterer: Caversham House / Celebrant: Blair Fraser Celebrant / Ceremony Music: Les Trois Amies / Ceremony Venue: Caversham House / Entertainment: Steve Silk - Illusionist / Flowergirl Dress: Next Online / Flowers: Willetton Wedding Flowers / Gift Registry: Myer / Grooms Attire: Penguins Formal Wear / Groomsmen Attire: Penguins Formal Wear / Hair: Jamie Fitzgerald / Honeymoon: Hamilton Island / Invitations: Eternal Stationary / Makeup: Lana Renee Makeup / Photobooth: Complete DJ / Photographer: PK Images / Reception Venue: Caversham House / Transport: Hughes / Wedding Night Accommodation: Hyatt Regency, Perth

Photos courtesy of PK Images.

Comments